A New York federal judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking the league’s suspension, clearing Elliott to play Sunday at San Francisco.
Asked if the players committed to standing during the anthem, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell responded: “We did not ask for that.”
Marcus Mariota threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to Taywan Taylor with 5:29 left , and the Tennessee Titans beat the Indianapolis Colts 36-22 on Monday night to snap an 11-game skid tied for the NFL’s longest active losing streak against one team.
The Bears (2-4) ripped apart the Baltimore Ravens defense for 231 yards rushing Sunday in a 27-24 overtime victory.
Nick Novak kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play of the game and the Chargers took advantage of a key missed extra point by Giorgio Tavecchio after a bad snap to beat the Oakland Raiders 17-16 on Sunday.
Lawyers for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick say he has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners.
Le’Veon Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers spent Sunday beating up on the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers’ star running back churned out 179 yards and a touchdown in a performance reminiscent of January’s playoff victory over Kansas City.
Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson wants more.
Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Texans the 33-17 victory.
Rodgers was knocked out of the 23-10 loss to the Vikings in the first quarter on Sunday with an injury that could cause him to miss the remainder of the season.
Harrison Smith led Minnesota’s defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that drastically altered the course of the NFC North.
The Latest on the NFL’s sixth Sunday of the regular season
Washington’s Kirk Cousins threw for two touchdowns, ran for a score, and also had an interception as part of an inconsistent performance against his past — and possibly — future mentor Kyle Shanahan’s winless San Francisco 49ers in a 26-24 victory Sunday.
Tom Brady set the NFL record for regular-season victories by a quarterback, getting his 187th as the New England Patriots held on for a 24-17 win over the New York Jets on Sunday to claim first place in the AFC East.
Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Watson has thrown 15 touchdown passes this season, the most in NFL history by a rookie in a team’s first six games. It equals the number of TD throws Brock Osweiler had in 15 games last season.
Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season with a broken collarbone.
Rodgers left the game against Minnesota in the first quarter on Sunday, and the Packers announced at halftime that his season is in jeopardy after the injury was diagnosed.
Jay Cutler threw a pair of touchdown passes, Cody Parkey kicked a pair of field goals and the Miami Dolphins rallied from a 17-0 halftime deficit to stun the Atlanta Falcons 20-17 on Sunday.
Matt Ryan had another crucial interception with the Falcons in position to at least attempt a tying field goal.
The Miami Dolphins and Atlanta Falcons are missing starting wide receivers because of injuries.
Miami’s DeVante Parker is inactive with an ankle injury after being listed as doubtful on the team’s most recent update.
The NFL’s sixth Sunday features a surprising matchup for first place in the AFC East, as the Patriots face the Jets, both 3-2.
That early afternoon slate also includes the Packers and Vikings (3-2) battling in Minnesota. A win by the Packers (4-1) can give them control of the NFC North.
Attorneys for Ezekiel Elliott have indicated they intend to ask for another hearing before the federal appeals court that cleared the way for the NFL’s six-game suspension of the star Dallas Cowboys running back over domestic violence allegations.
Colts coach Chuck Pagano will try to extend his franchise’s mastery over the AFC South rivals on Monday night with Jacoby Brissett the latest quarterback to fill in for Andrew Luck. Pagano insists history means nothing.